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VA SPOTLIGHT

Brett Valette, PhD


UPDATED...April 2017

This is a series of stories

bringing light to the dark side of the

VA’s treatment of some Veterans

applying for disability.  Whether out

of frustration, desperation, anger, or

‘just to make it right” they contacted me, and together, we fought the injustice. 

These are actual cases and claims. 

I have changed names and identifying

information for confidentiality reasons.


Spotlight March 2017

This is the first in a series of stories bringing

light to the dark side of the VA’s treatment

of some Veterans applying for disability. 


Spotlight April 2017

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VA Spotlight is a series of stories bringing

light to the dark side of the VA’s treatment

of some Veterans applying for disability.

Whether out of frustration, desperation,

anger, or ‘just to makeit right” they contacted

me, and together, we fought the injustice.


Click Here To Contact Dr. Valette


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The VA Can’t Provide Cannabis to Veterans With PTSD,

so This Group Gives It Out for Free

Once a month, staff members at the Santa Cruz Veterans Alliance (SCVA) fill more than

100 brown paper bags with high-quality medical cannabis and pass them out for

free at a local community center. For the military veterans who receive it—many of

whom struggle with PTSD—the medical cannabis acts as a lifeline to health.


VA leader tolerates staffer who talks of sending hippies to ‘the ovens’

The head of VA’s national health care enrollment office in Atlanta exchanged a series of unprofessional and racially charged instant messages with another VA employee — raising new doubts about the leadership of the enrollment system that serves millions of veterans nationwide.


The VA is deeply, thoroughly broken - My father and the dysfunctional, broken VA

Welcome to the VA.If you’ve never dealt with the VA, it’s impossible to

understand how infuriating, dispiriting and broken it is.

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VA health enrollment system in disarray, audit finds

The report highlights the depth of the problems in the VA’s enrollment process that is overseen

by the Veterans Health Administration and its national Health Eligibility Center in Atlanta. “VHA does

not have reasonable assurance that veterans receive consistent or timely enrollment decisions

at VA medical facilities nationwide,” the report says. An AJC investigation in April showed

how a plan to fix an enrollment backlog of hundreds of thousands of health care applications

was botched and undermined by the executives sent in to fix the problem.

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Mail your forms, documents
and evidence here...
Department of Veterans Affairs
Claims Intake Center
PO Box 5235
Janesville, WI 53547-5235


Toll Free Fax: 844-822-5246


We recommend that you mail a copy
and then fax a copy!  Yes, it's twice the
work but maybe VA will only lose one
and the other will be processed.
Remember: Use Certified Mail!

Forms to File Claims

VA Form 21-526EZ
For...
Disability Service Connection
Secondary Service Connection

IncreasedDisability Compensation

Temporary Total Disability Rating
 Individual Unemployability
Compensation under 38 U.S.C. 1151
 Special Monthly Compensation
Specially Adapted Housing

Special Home Adaptation

Automobile Allowance/Adaptive Equipment
Benefits Based on a Veteran's
Seriously Disabled Child


VA Form 21-0958 - NOD
​Notice of Disagreement

VA Form 21-534 EZ

Application for DIC, Death Pension
Change of Address​

TDIU Annual - VA Form 4140
Declaration of Status
of Dependents
VA form 21-686c


How To

How To Apply For SSDI

How To Apply For

TDIU Unemployability

How To Use

Disability Benefits Questionnaires

(DBQ's)

How To Apply For A Disability Rating

How To Apply For An Increase

to an existing rating

How To Retrieve Your

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The M21-1MR
The CFR
TDIU
SMC

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